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The functions of input devices include the multiple ways a person can input data into a computer. There are multiple items that are considered to be input devices, such as a keyboard, mouse and microphone. More »

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The keyboard is probably the best-known computer input device. However, there are several other examples of these peripherals, such as mice, touchpads and joysticks. More »

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Manual input devices are those peripheral accessories of a computer system that allow users to directly interact with that computer and its systems. These range from video capture devices and cameras to a simple mouse an... More »

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The four main components of a computer system are input devices, output devices, processing devices and the storage devices used to store data within the computer system. These are the hardware components of a computer s... More »

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External computer parts are those that connect to the case, often to provide ways to input or output data. Most computers use a keyboard and mouse as external input devices and a monitor as an output device. Speakers, pr... More »

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The main functions of a ROM include storing programs and software instructions in electronic devices as well as performing major input and output tasks. Short for read-only memory, ROM is a type of memory storage system ... More »

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The four primary functions of hardware are to accept input, process data and provide output and storage. Different types of hardware are available to handle each of these jobs, though some hardware can perform more than ... More »

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